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                                Wayne Brady returns to Hawaii for two nights at the Blue Note Hawaii on March 7 and 8.

On the Scene with multitalented singer, actor and TV host Wayne Brady

On the Scene with multitalented singer, actor and TV host Wayne Brady

Things We Love

COURTESY JEAN SCHNAAK The Loving Heart Collection by Jean Schnaak includes the signature Loving Heart Pin, which make handsome gifts for a partner.
Things We Love – Feb. 2, 2020

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see, hear, wear, use or eat, written by staffers from the Star-Advertiser. Read more

She Speaks

KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR ADVERTISER / NOV. 2
                                The Backstreet Boys performed at the Neal Blaisdell Arena for their “DNA World Tour.”
She Speaks: Will Hawaii concertgoers ever get to see today’s popular music stars?

In recent years, we’ve seen plenty of ’90s-era performers announcing shows in Hawaii. Wouldn’t it be refreshing if performers at the height of their success — such as Adele, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Lizzo, Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, just to name a few — announced concerts in Hawaii? Read more

In the Lineup

In the Lineup: Ownership aside, Tonggs sea wall belongs to surfers

Nowadays, I also get glares from vacation renters in the waterfront houses. ­Every time I walk the wall I miss the warm, neighborly local families who lived here before. Read more

Five-0 Redux

COURTESY CBS
                                When Grover’s (Chi McBride) niece, Siobhan (Nia Holloway), goes missing from the police academy and it’s discovered her boyfriend is an undercover member of the Yakuza, Adam (Ian Anthony Dale) may be her only hope of rescue. The episode was directed by Dale and co-written by McBride.
Five-0 Redux: Ian Anthony Dale’s directorial debut delivers emotional, suspenseful ‘Hawaii Five-0’

The episode is Ian Anthony Dale’s directorial debut and really showed that he is more than just a talented actor. Read more

On the Scene

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Wayne Brady returns to Hawaii for two nights at the Blue Note Hawaii on March 7 and 8.
On the Scene with multitalented singer, actor and TV host Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady returns to Hawaii for two nights at the Blue Note Hawaii on March 7 and 8. Read more

Garden Party

Hawaii Kai duo grow an oasis that benefits the body and soul

The garden keeps them busy but provides plenty of benefits for this engaging couple. Read more

Hawaii Gardens

PIXABAY
                                Calamansi, pictured, and jabong both “come true” from seeds. That means you can eat a big, juicy one, carefully save and plant the seeds and the fruit that ensues with time and good garden care will be just like the one you ate and enjoyed.
Hawaii Gardens: Consider adding citrus trees to your spring gardens

We have such a wealth of choices in our Hawaiian horticultural world. Read more

K-­Drama

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                People watch a TV screen showing an image of South Korean director Bong Joon Ho during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday.
K-Drama: ‘Parasite’ wins put spotlight on Korean film

This week’s synopses of Korean dramas televised on KBFD TV. Read more

COURTESY ROSEMARIE PANKO / 1952
                                Father Wasner, left, on Kauai with the Trapp family: Hedwig, second from left, Madame Trapp, Lorli, Agatha, Rosemary and Johannes. Also pictured is Katherine Schuman, front.
Rearview Mirror: Trapp Family Singers and Kingston’s Trio’s Bob Shane both left their marks on Hawaii

Sonja Edsman asked me recently when the original Trapp Family Singers first performed in Hawaii. Read more

Briefs

Benefit seeks to help Kauai lifeguards save more lives

Ticket sales for the Ocean Safety Bureau and the Kauai Lifeguard Association’s fifth annual fundraiser on July 27, have been slower than usual. Read more

Show Biz

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2017
                                Disney signed Hawaii native Bruno Mars to star in and produce a theatrical musical with the wunderkind superstar performing a score of his original tunes, a move that surely will open new doors and make him a mega movie icon.
Show Biz: Disney and Hawaii’s Bruno Mars team up to produce a movie musical

Disney is both enterprising and savvy in throwing its entertainment net toward family-oriented attractions to further expand its brand. Read more

Wood Craft

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood says ‘aloha’

Longtime entertainment writer Ben Wood, approaching his 86th birthday, recalls his colorful newspaper career as he steps back from his regular column. Read more

Book Reviews

‘Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book’ chronicles local contributions

A new 2018 edition of the book adds 13 classic films, along with feature films, TV shows and documentaries released since the original version was published in 2015. Read more

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